Updated : Some counties just to our south have been upgraded to a Red Flag Warning. Click here for that info.
Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC 1001 AM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020 Augusta-Rockingham-Page-Nelson-Albemarle-Greene-Madison- Rappahannock-Orange-Culpeper-Stafford-Spotsylvania-King George- Northern Fauquier-Southern Fauquier-Northern Virginia Blue Ridge- Central Virginia Blue Ridge- Including the cities of Staunton, Waynesboro, Stuarts Draft, Harrisonburg, Luray, Shenandoah, Stanley, Lovingston, Charlottesville, Stanardsville, Madison, Washington, Orange, Gordonsville, Culpeper, Falmouth, Fredericksburg, Dahlgren, Warrenton, Turnbull, Big Meadows, and Wintergreen 1001 AM EDT Mon Mar 30 2020 ...INCREASED FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS CENTRAL VIRGINIA... The combination of west winds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph and very low relative humidity levels between 20 and 30 percent will enhance the threat for the ignition and spread of wildfires this afternoon across central Virginia. Residents are urged to exercise caution handling any potential ignition source...including machinery, cigarettes, and matches. Be sure to properly discard all smoking materials. Any dry grasses and tree litter that ignite will have the potential to spread quickly.